It is the university`s policy of not spending funds used by the federal government or on behalf of the university to lobby any federal public servant for a federal bonus and to meet all certification and disclosure requirements for lobbying at federal awards. This directive summarizes some key requirements and outlines the procedures put in place by the university to maintain compliance with these requirements. This section of the directive describes two related but different processes: certification and disclosure. Federal law  prohibits recipients of federal funds, whether through grants, contracts or cooperation agreements, from using these funds to influence or influence a federal official in the procurement, renewal or modification of federal contracts, grants, loans or cooperation agreements (lobby). In addition, as described below, federal law requires applicants to certify federal funds: a copy of the LLL type form, disclosure of lobbying activities, and its instructions are attached in Appendix B. The employment of paid lobbyists must be approved by the Office of Governmental Relations. As noted below, where funds other than federal funds have been used or are used to lobby a federal public servant in connection with a specific federal premium by an individual or agency, Who is not regularly used by the university, an appropriate disclosure form (see below) must be presented with the premium proposal (or after receiving the award if the disclosure report was not submitted with the application) and, subsequently, at the end of each calendar quarter during which an event occurs requiring disclosure or impairing the accuracy of the information contained in a previously filed disclosure. No disclosure is required for lobbying by people regularly employed at the university, who are not prohibited from lobbying. (1) a cumulative increase of USD 25,000 in the amount paid or expected for influence or attempt to influence a covered federal measure; or  31 U.S.C No.
1352 and rules related to several federal authorities, including, but not limited, 49 CFR Part 20 (transportation) and 45 CFR Part 93 (Health and Human Services). Sanctions under federal law for violation of 31 U.S..C. S.1352 could include fines of as much as 10,000 $US and no more than 100,000 $US per violation and all other remedies, including loss of respective distinction and/or suspension or blocking as an institution of additional federal funds. Any member of the university who violates this directive may be subject to appropriate disciplinary action until termination. Note that lobbying certification is filed in relation to all federal funding applications, if necessary; SF-LLL Form, disclosure of lobbying activities is only filed as part of these federal distinctions where reporting lobbying activities do take place. What conditions does the university require to submit the SF-LLL form, disclosure of lobbying activities? The text of the standard lobbying certification is attached in Appendix A. The Office of the Vice-Chancellor for Research and Innovation (2) A change in the person or persons or individuals who influence or attempt to influence a covered federal action; There are 3 exceptions to this rule in which the university must not submit SF-LLL:  Pro 49 CFR 20.110 (c) and 45 CFR` 93.110 (c), an event that significantly affects the accuracy of the reported information includes: How will OSP know if a significant change has taken place, so that notification of a significant change is necessary?  An official or collaborator of a federal authority, a member of Congress, a congressional official or collaborator, or an associate of a member of Congress.  A person who is regularly employed is a person who has been employed at the university for at least 130 days in the past 12 months.